The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art
Kimbell Art Museum, 1986 - 335 pages
An illustrated study of the Maya civilization, drawing from interpretations of the texts embedded in pictorial scenes or carved on stone tablets to provide the meaning of the art and architecture of the ancient culture.
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The huipil was worn on more formal occasions, and together the garments
provided a loose-fitting, comfortable costume for Maya women in the hot
Lowlands. Both male and female clothing was worn high enough at the waist to
cover the ...
Beautiful jaguar boots and leggings that come to the knee round out his costume.
While the costume of the victorious warrior varied from site to site, at many sites
the king wore Tlaloc imagery.6 This deity of Teotihuacan from Central Mexico ...
At Yaxchilan, the consistency of dress worn in images of several generations
suggests that actual costumes were inherited. Prior to the eighth century, Maya
war costumes were not limited to the jaguar pelt and Tlaloc imagery. The greater
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